When customers ask us for title deeds, they're frequently disappointed to find out that we don't have the originals! So what are they, where are they kept and do you need them?
Law and practice
How to start your detective work into who owns a piece of land or property that isn't registered with us.
A boundary feature can be a fence, wall, hedge, ditch, piece of wire or sometimes even just the edge of a driveway. They can sometimes be the cause of heated debate triggering arguments between neighbours - perhaps over just a few inches of ground. I often get asked questions about boundaries and they tend to be some of the hardest to answer.
When someone dies there are lots of things to sort out. Here at HM Land Registry, we get lots of enquiries about property owned by the deceased. Adam, Customer Service Representative, tries to cover some of the main issues that arise …